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Shapeshifter (2005)

R  |   |  Horror  |  27 November 2005 (USA)
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Inmates and guards alike become trapped in a maximum security prison when they fall prey to a demonic beast that feeds on human flesh. As the creature's power multiplies with every kill, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ginny Lydon
Ocean Marciano ...
Tyrese
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Velku
Marat Glazer ...
Marcoux
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The Shapeshifter (as Tom Downey)
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The Shapeshifter
A.J. Hammond ...
Mohammad
Steven Glinn ...
Jimmy
Byron Washington ...
Leonard (as Byron C. Washington)
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The Father
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Eddie
Bobby James ...
The Warden
Brian J. Garland ...
Andrews
Elliot Ruiz ...
Pedro
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Storyline

Inmates and guards alike become trapped in a maximum security prison when they fall prey to a demonic beast that feeds on human flesh. As the creature's power multiplies with every kill, their only chance for survival is to uncover the ancient mystery that holds the power of the shapeshifter. Written by Anonymous

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Sent from Hell ... To Feed on Flesh

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence/gore, language and some sexual content
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27 November 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alakváltó  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When you first see the shape-shifting prisoner in the cell there is blood paintings on the wall, when they go to get him they are gone. See more »

Crazy Credits

"No guards, inmates, or prostitutes were harmed during the production of this screenplay." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Shapeshifter: Behind the Scenes (2005) See more »

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Too Fat to Fuck
Written and Performed by The Rap Bastards
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My Gawd, How Awful
23 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First, there is NO security in this prison. Second, the guards have firearms (big no no). Third, the script is terrible. Fourth, the monster suit is ridiculous. Fifth, the acting is abysmal. Sixth, the direction is worse. Need I go on? The guy who plays the monster in human form is cute, though, but not cute enough to save this stinker.

And the jail doesn't even have a phone, much less a radio. And why is the female deputy running around in a skimpy top? Definitely a prison no no. Nobody seems to have the least idea of procedure. The Romanian ex-priest is terrible.His accent keeps changing. I won't spoil this one for anyone because it would be redundant.

One of the worst films I have ever seen. For real.


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